in reply to Re: Newbie: uses/limits of perl in editing files
in thread Newbie: uses/limits of perl in editing files
Caveat: Both of these are for systems where the line ending is "\n" (i.e. not Windows), adjust appropriately for other OSes.I see no caveat in your example regarding \n. This character is just the Perl internal representative of a thing that constitutes line ending. So it will be whatever the underlying OSes (perl is run on) actually use to terminate lines. See how newlines are addressed in perlport.
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